Monthly Archives: April 2015

Labour will bring Keynes not just Piketty to Downing St. If they win

There is an interesting article in the current New Yorker on line  by John Cassidy in which he claims that if Labour wins the British election it will be a victory not of Keynesian doctrine over Conservative austerity but of … Continue reading

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Second British TV leaders’ debate focuses on opposition parties:Once again the women show the progressive lead to Labour

It never ceases to amaze me how the old and deeply false assertions about deficits and debt reemerge at election time. This time is no different despite the fact that the deficit in Britain as a percentage of the GDP … Continue reading

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British party leaders debate the issues:High quality debate shows three women party leaders more progressive than the men

The BBC world news broadcast the first of the British election debates involving seven party leaders: David Cameron for the Conservatives;Ed Miliband for Labour;Nick Clegg for the Liberal democrats; Nigel Farage for UKIP; Nicola Sturgeon for the SNP the Scottish … Continue reading

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